Tag: eLearning development

Why ‘beauty is only skin deep’ is relevant to eLearning

February 22, 2017/0/1/

How do you know if your eLearning module is a good one? Our aim as eLearning development professionals is to have you say “After people did this training, they started doing things differently”.  A change in behaviour is what we really care about. Unfortunately, most professionals don’t judge eLearning that way.  They judge whether it […]

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What is xAPI?

February 17, 2016/0/1/

After taking an in depth look at SCORM, we have dived into another frequently asked question; What is xAPI? Recently, we published an article that answered the question “What is SCORM?” in some detail. If you have arrived at this article not having read it, I would suggest you have a quick skim through it [...]

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What is SCORM?

February 16, 2016/0/0/

We answer one of the most frequently asked questions about eLearning. What is SCORM? When you first start learning about eLearning or Learning Management Systems (LMS), you will eventually come across the term SCORM. When it comes to instructional design or learning strategy, it's not that important to know what it means. But if you're buying eLearning, uploading [...]

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Fallout 4, Compliance Training and Creative Interactions

February 11, 2016/0/0/

Creative interactions inspired by video games and how to survive in nuclear wasteland. I’ve been playing Fallout 4 lately. In fact, quite a bit. What started as a few innocuous late nights has quickly turned into 16-hour benders in between work. I haven’t eaten in days. It is starting to impact my time at work as [...]

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Types of eLearning: The good, the bad and the ugly

November 30, 2015/0/0/

Earlier this year, I wanted to run a webinar to help people be able to differentiate between what effective eLearning looks like, and what ineffective eLearning looks like. I felt quite strongly about putting something together on this topic as I personally felt that a lot of organisations where ending up with ineffective training, simply [...]

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The Retry Button – Statistically Correct

August 18, 2015/0/1/

So here’s the thing about ‘retry’ buttons; they’re completely pointless and really annoying for the learner. Every time that I see a ‘retry’ button appear when I have answered a learning check incorrectly, it makes me want to tear my hair out with frustration! It goes completely against the point of a learning check, or ‘formative assessment’ [...]

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An eLearning Developer’s Take on the Adobe Now Conference

August 3, 2015/0/1/

As an eLearning developer I have to have a wide knowledge base of a variety of applications. One day I can be making animations to help companies explain their new system and the next I can be in Articulate Storyline making compliance eLearning. Generally, the most used product on my computer is Adobe Creative Cloud. So I [...]

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